Netflixhas just announced that the beloved book series The Baby-Sitters Clubwill soon have a live-action adaptation on the streaming service!
The upcoming Netflix comedy drama series is set to be a modern retelling of Ann M. Martin's bestselling books. It will follow the friendship of Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, Kishi, Stacey, and Dawn-- five babysitting best friends of Stoneybrook, Connecticut.
“The themes of The Baby-Sitters Club still resonate 30 years after the original book series was released and there has never been a more opportune time to tell an aspirational story about empowering young female entrepreneurs,” said Melissa Cobb, vice president of Kids & Family at Netflix.
“Together with Ann M. Martin and the team at Walden Media, our ambition is to contemporize the storylines and adventures of this iconic group of girlfriends to reflect modern-day issues.” she added.
This 10-episode family-friendly adaptation will be produced by Walden Media, Ann M. Martin, and Michael De Luca while Lucia Aniello will be directing. Further details on the series is yet to be revealed.
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